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Research (documents)

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Recorded results of diligent and systematic inquiry or investigation into a subject made to discover or revise facts, theories, or applications.

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Charles Grattan Price Jr. and Don W. Thomas collection on the Chesapeake Western Railway

Identifier: SC 0358

The collection comprises photographs, maps, administrative files, and research materials related to the Chesapeake Western Railway. The materials in this collection were compiled by Don W. Thomas, former president and general manager of Chesapeake Western, and C. Grattan Price Jr., author of "The Crooked & Weedy": A History of Virginia's Chesapeake Western Railway.

Dates: 1872 - 1996

Isaac Long Terrell and Ann Terrell Baker research on historic Rockingham County houses

Identifier: SC 0340
Abstract The Isaac Long Terrell and Ann Terrell Baker Research on Historic Rockingham County Houses, 1941-2017, comprises research files and notes, newspaper clippings, and photographs documenting historic houses in Rockingham County, Virginia. The bulk of the research material was used as the basis for Terrell's book Old Houses in Rockingham County: 1750-1850 (1970) as well as Baker's follow-up book Old Houses in Rockingham County Revisited:...
Dates: 1941 - 2017

John G. Stewart Papers

Identifier: SC 0157

Research materials and topical files pertaining to Shenandoah Valley folk culture including recipes, cures for ailments, folklore stories, and other traditions gathered and documented by John G. Stewart and Elmer Smith, former professors at Madison College (James Madison University).

Dates: 1761-2002; Majority of material found within 1953-1973

Lee Morrison Papers

Identifier: SC 0215

The material present in this collection comprise the personal papers of Dr. Lee Morrison. These files contain materials from conferences, speeches, diplomas and awards, photos, reports on women’s issues in sports and education, and personal reflections.

Dates: 1946-2012

Leri Melissa Thomas Papers

Identifier: SC 0156

The Leri Melissa Thomas Papers, 1926-1995 (bulk 1988-1992), consists of one box of files documenting the relationship between Shenandoah National Park (SNP) and residents and officials in several counties adjoining the park, especially Madison, Augusta, and Rockingham counties, Virginia.

Dates: 1926-1995; Majority of material found within 1988-1992

Nancy Bondurant Jones Papers

Identifier: SC 0192
Abstract The Nancy Bondurant Jones Papers, 1909-2011 (bulk 1991-2007), document the career and personal life of local teacher and writer Nancy Bondurant Jones. The collection mainly consists of research subject files, newspapers and clippings, correspondence, ephemera, speeches, and business and organizational documents. Also included are responses and letters from JMU alumni and Presidents Burruss, Duke, and Miller that Jones acquired during her research for Rooted on...
Dates: 1909-2011; Majority of material found within 1991-2007